Category Archives: Reflection – Consideration or Contemplation

Combat or battle fatigue – Memories fading

War is not just about guns and battles and solemn ceremonies in the years that follow. It is also about the personal memories of soldiers’ sacrifices and the emotional cost of surviving and then trying to bear witness to what … Continue reading

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An Oath that expressed the ideals of the medical profession

This present day it would not be bad if those working in the medical field checked if they still would work and live according to their Hippocratic Oath. Hippocratic oath, ethical code attributed to the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates, adopted … Continue reading

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My Oak Tree.

Originally posted on Purplerays:
? I took an acorn and put it in a pot.I then covered it with earth, not a lot.Great pleasure was mine watching it grow.The first budding green came ever so slow.I watered my plant twice…

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To relive that what happened in the past

… when an older person tells you the same story a hundred times, it is not because he forgot he already told you. It is because he gets to relive it every time he tells the story. ~ Enjoy all … Continue reading

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To honour life,…..

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“To honor life, we must be willing to grow through what we don’t know yet, and outgrow what we know no longer fits us. We must be willing to give in to the process, moment by…

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Many Belgians not willing to prolong the lives of over-85s

Several people may feel it terrible when a loved one dies before he or she became 60. Strangely enough for the marketplace lots of people above 55 are written off. In our so called Catholic country a lot of people … Continue reading

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If you’re going to try, go all the way

Wishing you a New Year I think of all those who would love to take new steps and look at the new year with lots of hope. One year before we are going to have 2020, lots of people may … Continue reading

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Readiness to believe anything – ignorance and conviction

It is not perhaps without good reason that we attribute to simple-mindedness a readiness to believe anything and to ignorance the readiness to be convinced, for I think I was once taught that a belief is like an impression stamped … Continue reading

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Interpretation

From the old box ‘Drafts’ or forgotten articles: August 31, 2012 From the old box: “Forgotten articles”: August 31, 2012 “It is more of a job to interpret the interpretations than to interpret things, and there are more books about … Continue reading

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At the closing hours of 2016 #1 Looking down at terror

2016 is quickly coming to its end. By many it shall not be forgotten soon. Lots of people in 2016 lost their beloved ones and got confronted with a lot of bloodshed. Though there is no World War going on … Continue reading

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